Idaho Senate Bill 1108 (2013)

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Idaho Senate Bill 1108 (2013)
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Legislature:Idaho Legislature
Text:SB 1108
Sponsor(s):State Affairs Committee
Legislative History
Introduced:February 15, 2013
State house:March 22, 2013
State senate:March 11, 2013
Governor:Butch Otter
Legal Environment
State law:Laws governing the initiative
process in Idaho
Code:Elections Code: Initiative and Referendum
Section:Title 34 Ch. 18
Impact on initiative rights
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Idaho SB 1108 was introduced by the State Affairs committee on February 15, 2013. It was approved 25 to 10 in the Senate and in the House by a vote of 45 to 21 with 4 absentee or abstaining votes.[1][2]


According to the National Conference of State Legislatures website SB 1108:

Amends existing law relating to initiative and referendum elections to revise signature requirements. Adds geographic distribution as follows: 6% of the qualified electors at the time of the last general election in each of at least 18 legislative districts; provided however, the total number of signatures shall be equal to or greater than 6% of the qualified electors in the state at the time of the last general election. Revises provisions relating to the form of petitions to include legislative district on the signature sheet.[3][4]

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